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Only A Private Killed By Walter Bailey
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This collection of verses was composed by Walter Bailey, a private with the Somerset Light Infantry during his service in Flanders in 1915 and 1916. Whilst on leave from Flanders, in January 1917,... More > Walter and his sweetheart, Amy Hague, made a fair copy of the verses in a leather-bound note-book. A last entry to the note-book, written in a beautiful script, was made by Lance Corporal Stanley Purnell, a friend and comrade of Walter, on 12th October, 1918. The Armistice and ceasefire occurred one month later, on 11th November 1918. Walter was killed three days before the Armistice; Stanley was also killed.< Less
With Love from Ruhleben By Andy Evans
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A playscript written by Andy Evans about the men of Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp, Spandau, near Berlin during World War One. This play was commissioned as part on the Heritage Lottery Fund... More > Project "In Ruhleben Camp"< Less
America’s Siberian Adventure 1918-1920 By William Graves
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America's Siberian Adventure 1918-1920 recounts the covert campaign by the US to stabilize a region plagued by an uprising of multiple conflicts following the end of World War 1. General William... More > Graves was the man sent to Siberia to lead an expeditionary force deep into the frozen interior, where Graves and his hardy men had to contend with Russian warlords, the Red Army, a roving brigade of Czechoslovakian troops, the need to protect the Trans-Siberian Railway, extreme weather conditions, and the regular armies of the Japanese and British. The results of the expedition were mixed, but historians agree that the operation materially contributed to bringing peace to the region, the ultimate goal of this unusual mission.< Less
Marchio By Philip Dew
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One Year at War. Four Years to get Home. A World War One diary, about Francesco Marchio who was in the Italian Infantry. This is his experience of the war and the long trek he and his companions had... More > to endure to return home to Italy. This book has been illustrated by one of Marchio's great-grandchildren.< Less
Path of Duty By Frederick Cornelius
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Memoirs of a young volunteer in World War 1 to the Royal Naval Division and service in France and Belgium prior to being captured. Frederick Cornelius went to war as a young volunteer with a... More > Victorian upbringing, where regular church going and the Christian ethic were impressed heavily on him. He became exposed, rapidly, to an unimaginably different world. This book is his testament to the folly and carnage of war and the adaptability and courage of those caught up in it. His war began when the combination of zeppelin raids on London, the war situation in France and his sense of duty impelled him, in 1915, to volunteer to fight for his country. He enlisted in the Royal Naval Division and served mainly in horse transport, supplying the trenches with food, ammunition and equipment, and later he fought in the trenches. He saw action as a ranker at Beaumont Hamel, Arras, Gavrelle, Passchendaele, Welsh Ridge and elsewhere.< Less
Path of Duty By Frederick Cornelius
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Memoirs of a young volunteer in World War 1 to the Royal Naval Division and service in France and Belgium prior to being captured. Frederick Cornelius went to war as a young volunteer with a... More > Victorian upbringing, where regular church going and the Christian ethic were impressed heavily on him. He became exposed, rapidly, to an unimaginably different world. This book is his testament to the folly and carnage of war and the adaptability and courage of those caught up in it. His war began when the combination of zeppelin raids on London, the war situation in France and his sense of duty impelled him, in 1915, to volunteer to fight for his country. He enlisted in the Royal Naval Division and served mainly in horse transport, supplying the trenches with food, ammunition and equipment, and later he fought in the trenches. He saw action as a ranker at Beaumont Hamel, Arras, Gavrelle, Passchendaele, Welsh Ridge and elsewhere< Less
A History of the Transport Service: Adventures and Experiences of United States Navy Troop Transports in World War One (Hardcover) By Vice Admiral Albert Gleaves
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Vice Admiral Albert Gleaves offers his first-hand account of naval troop transports during World War One, showing how crucial these were to America’s war effort. Once war was declared against... More > Germany and her allies in 1917, vast amounts of manpower and war materiel had to be shipped from the United States to Europe. The enormous logistical challenge was hindered by the efforts of the German navy, in particular the U-Boat submarines and their notorious torpedoes. Gleaves’ accounts are supplemented by those of his own officers and sailors, several of whom were sunk and barely escaped their stricken vessels alive. The sailors of the U.S. Navy Transport Service were both wily and brave; charting a safe course across the Atlantic Ocean and avoiding or diverting confrontation was a difficult business – each ship usually carried hundreds of men bound for the front. Despite setbacks and misfortunes, the Allied naval effort steadily grew in magnitude.< Less
A History of the Transport Service: Adventures and Experiences of United States Navy Troop Transports in World War One By Vice Admiral Albert Gleaves
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Vice Admiral Albert Gleaves offers his first-hand account of naval troop transports during World War One, showing how crucial these were to America’s war effort. Once war was declared against... More > Germany and her allies in 1917, vast amounts of manpower and war materiel had to be shipped from the United States to Europe. The enormous logistical challenge was hindered by the efforts of the German navy, in particular the U-Boat submarines and their notorious torpedoes. Gleaves’ accounts are supplemented by those of his own officers and sailors, several of whom were sunk and barely escaped their stricken vessels alive. The sailors of the U.S. Navy Transport Service were both wily and brave; charting a safe course across the Atlantic Ocean and avoiding or diverting confrontation was a difficult business – each ship usually carried hundreds of men bound for the front. Despite setbacks and misfortunes, the Allied naval effort steadily grew in magnitude.< Less
Hokianga Remembers Volume 1 Large Format By Kenneth Baker
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ISBN 9780473322670. An account of visits to the Graves of Hokianga, New Zealand, soldiers killed in the First world War (WW1) in Belgium and Northern France. Descriptions and photos of each of the... More > soldiers and graves and the general area are included.< Less
Achilles By La Compagnie des ethnographes
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WW1. We are in 1915 at the end of March. A soldier has lost his division in the sector of Calonne. He has to find his way back to the war to fight another battle.

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